01 August 2014, Friday, 10:16

Young innovators from Bashkiria can be nominated for nanotechnology award

author: Iliya Spiridonov

Applications submission for the Russian Youth Prize competition in the sphere of nanotechnologies is extended until August 15, according to organizers.

Young innovators, developers and businessmen under the age of 35 years, whose nanotechnology development has been implemented in real production and showed the first commercial results can take part in the competition. The prize is awarded for the development of new nanotechnology products or technologies introduced into production, with annual volume of at least 3 million rubles.

JSC "RUSNANO" and the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs are the founders of the award. This year, the award will be given for the sixth time. The winner, which will be announced on October 15 at a ceremony during the forum and the exhibition "Open Innovation" in Moscow, will receive a cash prize of 300 thousand rubles, a diploma and a prize symbol. In addition, each of the finalists will have an opportunity to present their development to a wide audience of potential investors, business partners, and representatives of major Russian development institutes.

To participate in the competition, you should complete a nomination form and send a set of application materials to the address: youthprize@forinnovations.org.